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Murray wins 1500m at top-quality BMC event

June 30, 2015

Gateshead Harrier clocks 3:37.76 in Watford as athletes complete final preparations for the British Championships

From Athletics Weekly

Ross Murray raced to a superb victory in the 1500m at the British Milers’ Club Grand Prix in Watford on Saturday night.

Murray fought off a strong challenge from Tom Lancashire and Tom Farrell to win in 3:37.76 – a season’s best and his fastest since 2012.

With just a week to the Sainsbury’s British Championships, Lancashire, who led into the home straight, will take encouragement from his time of 3:38.33, his best time since 2012, with Farrell just behind in 3:38.57.

The women’s 1500m saw the quickest all-women’s 1500m in BMC history as Kenyan Nancy Chepkwemoi clocked a superb 4:03.00.

The African was in a class of her own but, behind her, British international Jess Judd and Melissa Courtney had a terrific battle.

Continue reading at: www.athleticsweekly.com

Tags: ross murray (3) , british milers club (2)

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